No. 10 Duke at Rutgers
Sunday, Sept. 8 l 1 p.m
Piscataway, N.J. l Bauer Track and Field/Field Hockey Complex
Duke Concludes New Jersey Road Swing Sunday at Rutgers
Tenth-ranked Duke (2-1) will face Rutgers for the first time since 1989 Sunday, Sept. 8 at 1 p.m. in its fourth game of the 2013 season … The Blue Devils are coming off of their first loss of the season, a 3-1 decision against third-ranked Princeton Friday evening in Princeton, N.J. … Senior forward Emmie Le Marchand tallied the lone goal in Friday’s loss and owns 98 career points heading into Sunday’s action.
Rutgers Series History
Duke and Rutgers will meet for just the third time in program history Sunday, Sept. 8 … The Scarlet Knights lead the all-time series 1-0-1 … The two teams have not met since 1989, when Rutgers claimed a 2-1 victory in overtime.
Duke vs. The Big East
The Blue Devils own an all-time ledger of 40-31-3 against current Big East teams … Duke went 1-2 against schools from The Big East last season.
Scouting the Scarlet Knights
Rutgers enters the weekend 2-1 after defeating LaSalle, 4-0, Friday evening in Piscataway … The Scarlet Knights finished the 2012 season 9-10 while going 2-4 in Big East action … Senior Lisa Patrone returns this fall after leading the team with 19 points (8g, 3a) last season … Goalkeeper Sarah Stuby also returns after starting all 19 games between the pipes in 2012.